Chris Botti

Sony presents Blue Note Jazz Festival

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Doors: 6:00pm / Show: 8:00pm

Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I Fall In Love, Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist. His success has crossed over to audiences usually reserved for pop muisc and his ongoing association with PBS has led to four #1 jazz albums, as well as multiple Gold, Platinum and Grammy Awards. Most recently, his latest album Impressions won the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental. Performing worldwide and selling more than four million albums, he has found a form of creative expression that begins in jazz and expands beyond the limits of any single genre. Over the past three decades, Botti has recorded and performed with the best in music, including Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Josh Groban, Yo-Yo Ma, Michael Bublé, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, John Mayer, Andrea Bocelli, Joshua Bell, Aerosmith & #39’s Steven Tyler and even Frank Sinatra.
Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I Fall In Love, Chris Botti has 
become the largest-selling American instrumental artist. His success has crossed over to 
audiences usually reserved for pop muisc and his ongoing association with PBS has led to four 
#1 jazz albums, as well as multiple Gold, Platinum and Grammy Awards. Most recently, his 
latest album Impressions won the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental. Performing worldwide 
and selling more than four million albums, he has found a form of creative expression that begins 
in jazz and expands beyond the limits of any single genre.
Over the past three decades, Botti has recorded and performed with the best in music, including 
Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Josh Groban, Yo-Yo Ma, Michael Bublé, 
Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, John Mayer, Andrea Bocelli, Joshua Bell, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler
and even Frank Sinatra. Hitting the road for as many as 300 days per year, the trumpeter has also 
performed with many of the finest symphonies and at some of the world’s most prestigious 
venues from Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl to the Sydney Opera House and the Real 
Teatro di San Carlo in Italy.
Impressions, Botti‘s 2012 Columbia Records and Grammy winning release, is the latest in a 
stellar parade of albums – including When I Fall In Love (2004), To Love Again: The Duets
(2005), Italia (2007), and the CD/DVD Chris Botti in Boston (2009) – that has firmly established 
him as a clarion voice in the American contemporary music scene. Playing with his uniquely 
expressive sound and soaring musical imagination, Botti is joined on the disc by featured artists 
Andrea Bocelli, Vince Gill, Herbie Hancock, Mark Knopfler, and David Foster in a warm, 
intimate celebration of melodic balladry.
With Impressions and the albums that preceded it, Chris Botti has thoroughly established himself 
as one of the important, innovative figures of the contemporary music world.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRnKViFeb_Q

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